Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit are continuing to investigate a pedestrian collision that occurred on Sunday in Rockville.
Yesterday at approximately 8:30 p.m., 6th and 1st District officers and Fire Rescue personnel responded to the report of a pedestrian struck in the area of Shady Grove Road and Comprint Court.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a gray 2003 Dodge Caravan, driven by Anand Desai, age 37, of the 20900 block of Sunnyacres Road in Gaithersburg, was traveling northbound on Shady Grove Road. Beatrice Malter, age 81, of the 10300 block of Greenbriar Court in Boca Raton, Florida, was attempting to cross in the crosswalk of the northbound lanes of Shady Grove Road at Comprint Court when she was struck by the Dodge Caravan. The driver remained on the scene.
Ms. Malter was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma with life-threatening injuries. She died early this morning as a result of those i ...more